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Presentation for DSDN171 task 2 by Tor Robinson, Clae Baxter, Ben Caundle and Tom Walls

Presentation for DSDN171 task 2 by Tor Robinson, Clae Baxter, Ben Caundle and Tom Walls

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  • 1. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy 1895- 1946
  • 2. • Born in Hungary • Born July 20, 1895 • Died November 24, 1946 • Studied law before serving in WW1, where he was seriously injured.
  • 3. • After the War he attended art school in Hungary • He left to go to Berlin in 1920 • In 1923, he replaced Johannes Itten as the instructor for foundation courses at the Bauhaus • He was very much influenced by Constructivism, and he was an advocate for integrating technology and art
  • 4. • He was an innovator in the fields of photography, film-making, typography, sculpture, painting, printmaking and industrial design • He had a huge influence on the students at the Bauhaus, with his unique multimedia teaching style • In 1929 he resigned from the Bauhaus, and became a freelance designer
  • 5. • He moved to London after the Nazis came to power in 1933 • While in London he unsuccessfully attempted to form an English Bauhaus • In 1937 he was invited to become the director of the new Bauhaus in Chicago, which only lasted one year due to lack of funding • In 1939 he was the founding director of the School of Design in Chicago, which still stands today as the Institute of Design • He died of Leukaemia on November 24 1946
  • 6. Influences El Lissitzky Kazimir Malevich
  • 7. Works Untitled c. 1924 Untitled c. 1923 Untitled c. 1922
  • 8. Works Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar c. 1919-1925 Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar Rechnung c. 1919-1925 Der Direktor des Staatlichen Bauhauses zu Weimar c. 1923
  • 9. Works Head c. 1926 The Boardwalk c. Before 1931 “In photography we must learn to seek not the “picture”, not the aesthetic of tradition but the ideal instrument of expression, the self sufficient vehicle for education” – Laszlo Moholy-Nagy
  • 10. Works Lightplay: Black/White/Gray c. 1926 Lightplay: Black/White/Gray c. 1926
  • 11. Works Double Loop c. 1946 Nickel Construction c. 1921
  • 12. Works Q1 Suprematistic c. 1923 Yellow Circle c. 1921 Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6) c. 1923
  • 13. Works Composition c. 1923 Composition No. 2 c. 1923-1924
  • 14. Works Construction in Enamel 2 c. 1923 Composition from Masters' Portfolio of the Staatliches Bauhaus (Meistermappe des Staatlichen Bauhauses) c. 1923 Untitled from Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6) c. 1923
  • 15. Works Untitled c. 1923 Untitled from Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6) c. 1923
  • 16. Works Untitled c. 1923-1925 Space Modulator L3 c. 1936
  • 17. Bauhaus Today
  • 18. Influence Today New Isokon Chair Moholy-Nagy Le Corbusier Style chair
  • 19. Moholy-Nagy’s Influence
  • 20. Modern Light Art
  • 21. Influence on the Bauhaus Movement
  • 22. Bauhaus Design Today Wassily Chair - Marcel Breuer 1925 - 1926 “Designers and craftsmen who will make a living by furnishing the community with new ideas and products.” – Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Bauhaus Lamp - Wilhelm Wagenfeld 1924
  • 23. Bauhaus Design Today
  • 24. IKEA
  • 25. 26 Credits • Tom Walls: Biographical Information Research & Presentation • Ben Caundle: Image Sourcing & Referencing, Artwork Research & Powerpoint Control • Clae Baxter: Research & Moholy-Nagy’s Influence & Presentation • Tor Robinson: Research on Moholy-Nagy & Bauhaus Influence & Presentation • Everyone: General Research, Powerpoint Creation & Referencing
  • 26. • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1922). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1924). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Der Direktor des Staatlichen Bauhauses zu Weimar. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1919-1920). Jolan Simon. [Lithographic crayon on paper] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1919-1925). Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar Rechnung. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1919-1925). Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (Before 1931). The Boardwalk. [Gelatin silver print] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1926). Head. [Gelatin silver print] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1920-1930). "Der Schädel des Negerhäuptlings Makaua" by Rudolf Frank and Georg Lichey. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1926). Lightplay: Black/White/Gray. [Gelatin silver print] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1921). Nickel Construction. [Nickel plated iron, welded] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1921). Yellow Circle. [Oil on canvas] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/
  • 27. • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923-1925). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923-1924). Composition No. 2. [Woodcut] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Composition from Masters' Portfolio of the Staatliches Bauhaus (Meistermappe des Staatlichen Bauhauses). [Lithograph] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled. [Watercolor and pencil on paper] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Construction in Enamel 2. [Porcelain enamel on steel] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Composition. [Linoleum cut] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, l. (1923). Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6). [Lithograph] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled from Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6). [Lithograph] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled from Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6). [Lithograph] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Q 1 Suprematistic. [Oil on canvas] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1935-36). The New Isokon Chair. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1946). Double Loop. [Plexiglass] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1946). Space Modulator L3. [Oil on perforated zinc and composition board, with glass-headed pins] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/
  • 28. • Bruer, M. (1925-1926). Wassily Chair. [Chair] Retrieved from http://www.njmodern.com • Wagenfeld, W. (1924). Bauhaus Lamp. [Lamp] Retrieved from http://www.tecnolumen.com/12/ • Office Chair photo retrieved from http://web.tradekorea.com • Office Cubicles photo retrieved from http://2.bp.blogspot.com • Photography quote: Moholy-Nagy, L. (1970). A New Instrument of Vision. New York: Praeger Publishers. 36 • Influence on the Bauhaus movement quote: Moholy-Nagy, L. (1949). The New Vision and Abstract of an Artist. New York: Wittenborn, Schultz. 22. • Designer unkown. (year unknown). Le Corbusier Style LC4 Chaise Longue. [Chair] Retrieved from http://www.bauhausmodern.com/ • Jonathan Ive. (2012). Macbook Air. [laptop] Retrieved from http://appledistrict.com/ • Architect unknown. (1988). National Bank Tower. [building] Retrieved from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
  • 29. • Hyun Ahn, C. (2011) Tunnel IV [cast concrete, lights, mirrors] retrieved from http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/09/Chul_Hyun_Ahn%2C_%22 Tunnel_IV%2C%22_2011_%28two_views%29%2C_cast_concrete%2C_lights%2C_ mirrors%2C_ed._of_3%2C_20x40x40_inches.jpg • Wiegman, D. (1984) Regarded from two sides [light, trash] retrieved from http://dietwiegman.tumblr.com/light%20sculptures • Villareal, L. (2011) Multiverse [LED nodes] retrieved from http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/Multiverse_- _Leo_Villareal.JPG • Turrel, J. (1986) Untitled [light] retrieved from http://mth5bt.wordpress.com/2011/11/10/lights-luminescence-and-james-turrell/ • Brandt, M. (1924). Coffee and Tea Set. [Silver and ebony, lid of sugar bowl made of glass] retrieved from http://arthistory.about.com/od/from_exhibitions/ig/bauhaus_1919_1933/bauhau s_moma_09_14.htm • Brandt, M. (1929) Untitled (with Anna-May Wong). [Photomontage with newspaper clippings, glass, metal and celluloid] retrieved from http://www.icp.org/museum/exhibitions/tempo-tempo-bauhaus-photomontages- marianne-brandt • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1930) Light Prop for an Electric Stage [Metal] retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/wobbe/304498167/
  • 30. 31 • Steler, P., (2008, Summer). “The New Visual Literature”. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy’s Painting, Photography, Film. Grey Room (32), 90. • Varnelis, K., (1984 - 2005). The Education of the Innocent Eye. Journal of Architectural Education (212) • Moholy-Nagy, L., Circulo de Bellas Atres, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Haags Gemeentemuseum. (2010), Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: The art of light. Madrid: La Fabrica Editorial. • Travis, D., Siegel, E., Davis, K. F., Art Institute of Chicago. (2002). Taken by design: photographs from the Institute of Design, 1937 - 1971. Chicago, IL: Art Institute of Chicago in association with the University of Chicago Press. • King, E. (2004). Taking Credit: Film title sequences, 1955-1965 / 3 Visions in Motion. Retrieved from http://www.typotheque.com/articles/taking_credit_film_title_sequences_1955-1965_3_visions_in_motion • Wilhelm Wagenfeld table lamp - the Bauhaus lamp. Retrieved from http://www.tecnolumen.com/12/ • Hoffman, A. (2012, May 9). Quick History: The Bauhaus & Its Influence. Retrieved from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/post-241-93344 • MacCarthy, F. (2007, November 17). House Style. Retrieved from http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2007/nov/17/architecture.art • MacCarthy, F. (2006, March 18). The Fiery Stimulator. Retrieved from http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2006/mar/18/art.modernism • Burgoyne, P. (2008, August 7). Constructivism: the ism that just keeps givin'. Retrieved from http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2008/august/constructivism- the-ism-that-just-keeps-givin • The New Bauhaus/Institute of Design - A Legacy for Chicago. Retrieved from http://www.chicagobauhausbeyond.org/cbb/mission/newBauhaus.htm • Bovary, J. (2012, October 3). Bauhaus Furniture. Retrieved from http://janebovary.hubpages.com/hub/Bauhaus-Furniture# • Davies, A. (2012, May 9). The Bauhaus Influence. Retrieved from http://www.adtrak.co.uk/blog/the-bauhaus-influence/ • Lange, A. (2009, November 1). We All Live in a Bauhaus. Retrieved from http://nymag.com/homedesign/features/61726/ • Brucker, J. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Retrieved from http://www.theartstory.org/artist-moholy-nagy-laszlo.htm • edelhaus. The Bauhaus and It’s Influence on Modern Design. http://edelhaus.hubpages.com/hub/bauhaus 31